Are 'sponge cities' the solution to urban flooding?
September 13, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Right now, we basically build cities in a way that worsens flooding events, but nature has solutions.
Vatican turns off iconic fountains in sign of water-saving solidarity
July 26, 2017, 8:23 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
It's the first time the fountains have been dry in recent memory.
Should we tow icebergs from Antarctica to combat drought?
May 13, 2017, 7:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A company in the United Arab Emirates is already putting an iceberg-towing plan into action.
This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles
April 12, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Ooho 'water bottle' is a gelatinous blob that allows you to have your bottled water (minus the plastic) and eat it too.
Missourians are making it rain (literally) at 'Cloud House'
March 27, 2017, 11:09 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Matthew Mazzotta's installation marries rainwater harvesting with the deeply pacifying sound of raindrops bouncing off a tin roof.
Have the Florida Everglades reached the 'tipping point'?
February 14, 2017, 2:47 p.m. by Angela Nelson
This huge wetland ecosystem is running out of freshwater, and conservation efforts may not be moving fast enough.
5 smart tech solutions to water challenges around the world
February 7, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Freshwater supplies are dwindling as populations grow, but these companies are helping us use water more wisely.
A dying chimp embraces her old friend and refuses to let go
Photographer captures the secret life of a stray dog in paradise
11 things you didn't know about Ouija
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
30 minutes of doing just about anything will extend your life. (That includes you, boomers)
6 of the loneliest jobs in the world